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** REVISION **
SENATE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

COMMITTEE:     Finance 

TIME & DATE:   10:00 AM, Monday, May 10, 2021 

PLACE:         E1.036 (Finance Room) 
CHAIR:         Senator Jane Nelson 

 

 

To protect the health and safety of members, staff and the public, the

Senate Finance Committee (SFC) will strictly follow all Senate rules

relating to the pandemic, including the requirement for a negative COVID

test to enter the hearing room.

 

Oral testimony is limited to 3 minutes. If providing written testimony,

bring 20 copies, with your name on each copy, to E1.028. All written

testimony will be distributed to the Committee Members after the hearing.

Those registering a position-only may do so at any Senate kiosk by the end

of the hearing.

 

·                Oral testimony: fill out a paper witness card in E1.028 and submit to SFC staff.

·                Oral and written testimony: fill out a paper witness card in E1.028 and submit your witness card and written testimony to SFC staff.

·                Position only: register using the Senate kiosk located in the extension hallways or by going to http://swrs on public-capitol. Kiosk registration will open 30 minutes before the hearing begins.

·                Written testimony only: register your position using the Senate kiosk and then bring 20 copies, with your name on each copy, to E1.028 and submit to SFC staff.

 

The afternoon hearing will reconvene after the Senate adjourns when in

session.

 

To consider the following:

 

SB 734         Paxton                 
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a charitable organization that provides services related to the placement of a child in a foster or adoptive home.

SB 2247        Huffman                
Relating to the removal of a fee for the issuance of an original, duplicate, modified, or renewed license to carry a handgun.

HB 115         Rodriguez | et al.       SP: Seliger
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by a charitable organization and used in providing housing and related services to certain homeless individuals.

HB 1197        Metcalf | et al.         SP: Campbell
Relating to the period for which certain land owned by a religious organization for the purpose of expanding a place of religious worship or constructing a new place of religious worship may be exempted from ad valorem taxation.

HB 1544        Guillen | et al.         SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the eligibility of land to continue to be appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if the land is temporarily used for sand mining operations; authorizing a fee.

HB 2080        Leman | et al.           SP: Huffman
Relating to taxpayers' suits.

HB 2530        Ashby                   SP: Nelson
Relating to the rate of interest on certain tax refunds.

HB 3786        Holland                 SP: Nelson
Relating to the authority of the comptroller to send, or to require the submission to the comptroller of, certain ad valorem tax-related items electronically.

HB 3788        Holland                 SP: Nelson
Relating to the training and education of appraisal review board members.

HB 3799        Metcalf | et al.         SP: Nichols
Relating to the exemption from sales and use taxes for items sold by a nonprofit organization at a county fair.

HJR 125        Ellzey | et al.          SP: Birdwell
Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the surviving spouse of a person who is disabled to receive a limitation on the school district ad valorem taxes on the spouse's residence homestead if the spouse is 55 years of age or older at the time of the person's death.

 

 

** See Committee Coordinator for previous versions of the schedule **

NOTICE OF ASSISTANCE AT PUBLIC MEETINGS

PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES WHO PLAN TO ATTEND THIS MEETING AND WHO MAY NEED ASSISTANCE, SUCH AS A SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER OR PERSONAL ASSISTIVE LISTENING DEVICES, ARE REQUESTED TO CONTACT THE SENATE COMMITTEE COORDINATOR AT 512/463-0070, 72 HOURS PRIOR TO THE MEETING SO APPROPRIATE ARRANGEMENTS CAN BE MADE.

 

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